General Awareness : Miscellaneous
1- Ageusia is the loss of sense called Taste.
2-Christian Barnard performed the first heart transplant in South Africa .
3- The common name for the star Sirius is Dog Star.
4-Slide Rule calculating aid was invented by William Oughtred in 1662.
5-In 1971, Mariner 9, USA space probe was first to orbit another planet.
6- John Surtees was the only person to win world titles on bikes and cars.
7-Breaststroke 16th century is the oldest swimming stroke.
8-In 1666 Jesuit Bark was used as a prevention against Malaria.
9-European country is divided into areas called Cantons is Switzerland.
10- Tank was invented by Ernest Swinton used in 1916 .
Ernest Dunlop Swinton
11-Edgar Rice Burroughs has created Tarzan (all names) in 1914.
Edgar Rice Burroughs
12-In 1901 Marconi first transmitted radio signals across Atlantic.
13-Martina Navratilova won six consecutive Wimbledon titles in the 1980s.
14-Triton was the son of Poseidon and Ampherite.
15-Vacuum or thermos flask was invented by James Dewer in 1872.
16-Viticulture is the growing of plants Vines.
17-In 1953 Colour Television was first successfully transmitted in the USA .
18-Until 1971 Congo was the name of Zaire.
19-Karl Lienstater discovered ABO Blood Groups medical breakthrough in 1901 .
20-George Washington in 1798 1792 is the only American president elected unopposed.
21-Japan men use the most deodorant.
22-Diners Club was the first credit card.
23-Australia Story of Kelly gang made the worlds first feature film in 1906 .
24-Federal reserve bank Manhattan is the worlds largest gold depository.
25-George II died due to Fell off toilet.
26-Eiffel tower is 6 inches bigger in Summer.
27-Mystery of Edwin Drood was Charles Dickens last (unfinished) novel.
28-Sargasso sea on Earth has no beaches.
29-De Witt Wallace founded Readers Digest
30-Vatican Cityy has the smallest birth rate.